• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Tue 20 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Hoilett 57"

Yakubu 85"

2 - 0

Blackburn Rovers vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
35 Lowe
16 Dann
31 Hanley
3 Olsson
15 Nzonzi
12 Pedersen
10 Formica
23 Hoilett57"
21 Olsson
24 Yakubu85"
Substitutes
13 Bunn
5 Givet
8 Dunn
9 Modeste
14 Petrovic
18 Orr
25 Goodwillie

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
2 Bardsley
25 Kyrgiakos
4 Turner
3 Bridge
7 Larsson
8 Gardner
15 Vaughan
23 McClean
52 Bendtner
9 Campbell
Substitutes
1 Gordon
10 Wickham
12 Kilgallon
14 Colback
17 Ji
18 Meyler
27 Elmohamady

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Sunderland

W L D W W D D L
Head to Head
Sunderland
2-1
Blackburn 11-Dec-2011
Sunderland
3-0
Blackburn 01-Jan-2011
Blackburn
0-0
Sunderland 18-Oct-2010
Blackburn
2-2
Sunderland 28-Dec-2009
Sunderland
2-1
Blackburn 22-Aug-2009
Sunderland
0-0
Blackburn 26-Dec-2008


Live Text Commentary
92:29 +2.29
 

Short corner worked by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

88:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Colback on Grant Hanley. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

87:29
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, Steven Nzonzi manages to make a clearance.

87:24
 

James McClean produces a cross, clearance made by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

85:50
Goal
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu grabs a headed goal from close range. Blackburn 2-0 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Bradley Orr.

84:47
 

Unfair challenge on Scott Dann by Nicklas Bendtner results in a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

82:30
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Colback by David Hoilett results in a free kick. Jack Colback restarts play with the free kick.

81:37
 

The ball is delivered by Sebastian Larsson.

80:45
 

Nicklas Bendtner is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

78:05
Substitution
 

Bradley Orr on for Mauro Formica.

77:44
 

Close range shot by Dong-Won Ji clears the bar.

76:24
Substitution
 

Jack Colback is brought on as a substitute for Wayne Bridge.

76:06
 

The ball is crossed by James McClean, save by Paul Robinson.

72:38
 

Sotirios Kyrgiakos challenges Ayegbeni Yakubu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

71:57
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against James McClean. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

71:38
 

Scott Dann takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

70:40
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on David Hoilett. Dong-Won Ji on for Fraizer Campbell. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

70:25
 

James McClean crosses the ball, clearance made by Martin Olsson.

69:12
 

The ball is swung over by Nicklas Bendtner, clearance made by Grant Hanley.

67:45
 

Phillip Bardsley takes a shot. The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

67:28
 

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson to the near post, clearance by Steven Nzonzi.

67:19
 

James McClean delivers the ball, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

66:06
 

Shot from just outside the box by David Hoilett goes over the crossbar.

65:38
 

Martin Olsson takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Gardner.

64:53
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastian Larsson on Marcus Olsson. Marcus Olsson takes the free kick.

64:02
 

James McClean crosses the ball, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

62:43
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson played to the near post, clearance by Grant Hanley.

60:59
 

Foul by Scott Dann on Sotirios Kyrgiakos, free kick awarded. Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

57:58
Goal
 

David Hoilett scores a goal from just inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Blackburn 1-0 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Morten Gamst Pedersen.

56:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morten Gamst Pedersen by Nicklas Bendtner. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

55:01
 

James McClean delivers the ball.

54:00
 

Effort from a long way out by Steven Nzonzi goes wide right of the target.

53:26
 

Grant Hanley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Turner. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

53:02
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.

52:43
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a short corner.

52:31
 

Mauro Formica takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

50:57
 

David Hoilett concedes a free kick for a foul on Phillip Bardsley. Free kick taken by James McClean.

50:44
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

49:42
 

Scott Dann challenges James McClean unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

47:47
 

The referee blows for offside against David Vaughan. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

45:30
 

Grant Hanley concedes a free kick for a foul on Fraizer Campbell. Direct free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

43:54
 

Handball by Craig Gardner. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

43:14
 

Wayne Bridge delivers the ball, clearance made by Scott Dann.

42:05
 

Shot from inside the area by Martin Olsson clears the bar.

41:22
 

Corner taken left-footed by James McClean.

40:43
 

Mauro Formica gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McClean. Direct free kick taken by Wayne Bridge.

38:12
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson.

36:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Morten Gamst Pedersen on Nicklas Bendtner. Michael Turner restarts play with the free kick.

34:52
 

James McClean decides to take the corner short. Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, Paul Robinson makes a save.

34:00
 

Centre by James McClean.

29:12
 

Mauro Formica has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

26:42
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fraizer Campbell on Martin Olsson. Fraizer Campbell shown a yellow card. Shot on goal comes in from David Hoilett from the free kick. David Hoilett takes a shot. Blocked by David Vaughan.

24:21
 

Foul by Sebastian Larsson on Marcus Olsson, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, clearance by Michael Turner.

22:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on David Hoilett. Direct free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

21:52
 

Foul by Jason Lowe on Fraizer Campbell, free kick awarded. Craig Gardner takes the free kick.

21:09
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the inswinging corner, Michael Turner makes a clearance.

20:36
 

Outswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line played to the near post, Craig Gardner makes a clearance.

18:09
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu concedes a free kick for a foul on Sotirios Kyrgiakos. Direct free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

15:54
 

Sotirios Kyrgiakos challenges Ayegbeni Yakubu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen delivers the ball, Grant Hanley produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

14:39
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sebastian Larsson.

10:01
 

Martin Olsson takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet. Strike from close range by Martin Olsson clears the bar.

8:54
 

David Vaughan fouled by Morten Gamst Pedersen, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Turner restarts play with the free kick.

7:01
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, save by Paul Robinson.

6:42
 

The ball is crossed by James McClean, Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

6:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Olsson on Sebastian Larsson. Direct free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

3:04
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line, Ayegbeni Yakubu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Mignolet. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

2:41
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line, clearance made by Sotirios Kyrgiakos.

2:14
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

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